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Human Kinetics – Clinical Exercise Physiology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #30 (BCR) Kelowna, Canada
Clinical Exercise Physiology focuses on incorporating exercise, activity education, and skills into patient rehabilitation and chronic disease recovery programs. The Human Kinetics – Clinical Exercise Physiology program from University of British Columbia focuses on the advanced study of applied physiology and how exercise, movement, and fitness intersect with disease, fatigue, and disability.
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Overview

Human Kinetics focuses on the biophysical and psychosocial dimensions of human movement. The first two years of study are common to each stream of concentration, with your Major determined at the start of the third year.

The Human Kinetics – Clinical Exercise Physiology program from University of British Columbia focuses on incorporating exercise and activity education and skills into patient rehabilitation and recovery programs for the management of chronic diseases. The program focuses on the advanced study of applied physiology and how exercise, movement, and fitness intersect with disease, fatigue, and disability.

The program can lead to careers as kinesiologists, exercise therapists, clinical exercise physiologists, and personal trainers, among others.

Your future

A UBC education will introduce you to people and ideas from around the world, open doors to new opportunities, and take you places you never imagined. You’ll graduate not only with expertise in your chosen field, but with the skills you need to continue growing, learning, and evolving with your career over time.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Biomechanics
  • Health, Fitness, and Lifestyle
  • Functional Anatomy and Applied Physiology IDeterminants of Health
  • Canadian Health Care System
  • Exercise Psychology
  • Human Motor Behaviour 
  • Health Research Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Completion of the IB Diploma with competitive scores, including at least three Higher Level courses and additional points for Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge.
  • Completion of Standard Level or Higher Level English A at a minimum score of 3, where English is the primary language of instruction. (If you are an international student with a score of less than 3 in IB English A [SL or HL], or you are taking English B [SL or HL], you may be eligible for UBC Vantage One programs.)
  • IB Mathematics, excluding IB Math Studies
  • IB Biology 
  • Grade 11/junior-level Chemistry or Physics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9804 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39197 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1344 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5399 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kelowna

  • 1296 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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